Tag Archives: AGILE

Agile DevOps East – Talking refinement

On 17 November I will be hosting a session on the Agile DevOps Conference that is organised by TechWell. My presentation will be about refinement and I will zoom in on the importance of good refinement, the anti-patterns I see … Continue reading

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Next week …Agile Tour London

Looking foreward to breaking silos on the Agile Tour London. I see some nice familiar faces in the line-up. Will be great!

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Communication on the moon

After binge-watching the series “for all mankind” I got inspired. I recognized three take-aways that will assist with agile collaboration and communication. To effectively collaborate we need to take care of technique, consider language barriers, and try to read others’ … Continue reading

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Speaking at Agile DevOps East 2021

I am thrilled to announce my contribution to the Agile DevOps conference that is organized by TechWell coming November. I will speak about refinement and how to unlock its potential. Good refinement makes development more predictable, leads to better solutions, … Continue reading

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15th State Of Agile is out now

I love benchmark reports. They provide a nice overview of the developments and trends in the domain. The State of Agile report shows how Agile is perceived in the worlds and this years edition tells for instance that 66% of … Continue reading

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PNSQC Keynote

Check out the speakers ofthis year’s edition of Pacific NW Software Quality Conference (PNSQC). I amproud to share the stage with my fellow keynote speakers, Erik van Veenendaal,Julie Wong and Mirjana Kolarov. Together we will cover a nice range of … Continue reading

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Unboxing my new book: The waves of agile

Today my new book was delivered at the office. Although it was quiet and everyone was rather busy, we did our best to celebrate it. I made a short video impression of the unboxing and our first impression of the … Continue reading

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The books arrived: The waves of Agile

Today the books have been delivered. After … more than a year of writing, … after reviewing the draft, … the edited version, …the version with lay-out ready, I had a rough idea of what the book should look like. … Continue reading

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New Book – Manuscript sent to the publisher

Behind the scenes I am working hard on completing my next book. In 2016 I published a book called “Agile in the real world” which was all about how to get started with Scrum. Since then I learned a lot … Continue reading

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Talking about the changing role of the Agile Coach on XP2021

I am proud to announce that I will share my story about the changing role of the agile coach on this years XP2021. XP2021 is organised by the agile alliance and enables conversations and the exchange of ideas between academics … Continue reading

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Agile Deep Dive week- A webinar on Built-in Quality

Last week EuroSTAR organized the Agile Deep Dive week. We had great sessions from Experts in Agile like Bob Galen, Lisa Crispin, Gitte Ottoson, Selena Delesie, Hanna Dernbran. I was asked to close the week with my Friday session on … Continue reading

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AgiNext Conference London

When I heard that the AgiNext Conference was in London, I already saw my self standing on Trafalgar square, Piccadilly circus, etc. But this year it’s a virtual conference, we can’t go there… But we still can exchange ideas and … Continue reading

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Agile Deep-dive

This month EuroSTAR organises their very first deep dive week on Agile. From 22nd – 26th March we will be exploring many facets of Agile including QA, Quality and more. For the first time we will be hosting two AMAs … Continue reading

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Agile Advent Calendar 2020

An Advent Calendar is a special calendar that counts the days until a special event. At the end of the 19th century, the mother of Gerhard Lang made her son an Advent Calendar by sticking 24 tiny sweets stuck onto … Continue reading

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Speaking on Agile at the corporation expo (CorporatiePlein 2020)

On 24 september the CorporatiePlein was held. With more than 500 registrations from employees of housing corporations, its the largest and most visited online event for housing corporations in the Netherlands. I gave a presentation about agile. In my talk I explain … Continue reading

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